Tuesday, July 23, 2024

NHC Board of Elections hosts voter info sessions this month

A series of events to provide area residents with voter information ahead of the 2024 election takes place in July. (Port City Daily/File)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — A series of events to provide area residents with voter information ahead of the 2024 election takes place in July.

New Hanover County Board of Elections staff will host the events so people better understand their voting options, can learn more about registration and how to obtain an ID, now required per law. Necessary paperwork to submit for an ID will be made available during the sessions and folks will receive the ID onsite that day.

“Voting can sometimes be complicated as there are numerous ways to cast a ballot, requirements to be eligible and different windows of time when various types of voting will be taking place,” Board of Elections Director Rae Hunter-Havens said in a release. “Our goal is to guide the public through all this information, so they have a full understanding of their options and make sure they are registered to take part in the coming election, so their voice is heard.”

The schedule is as follows:

  • Monday, July 1: 10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Senior Resource Center’ at Castle Hayne Baptist Church, 4544 Parmele Rd.
  • Thursday, July 11: 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Senior Resource Center, 2222 S. College Rd, Wilmington
  • Thursday, July 18: 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the YWCA Lower Cape Fear, 2815 College Rd, Wilmington)
  • Thursday, July 25: 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Senior Resource Center’s satellite location in Carolina Beach (308 Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach
  • Wednesday, August 7: noon-2 p.m., Downtown Public Library, 201 Chestnut Street)

The seminar will be held Aug. 20, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Northeast Public Library (1241 Military Cutoff Rd.).

More information can be found here.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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